Fonds F0114 - Association for Systems Management. Calgary Chapter fonds

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CA ACU GBA F0114

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Association for Systems Management. Calgary Chapter fonds

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  • 1964-1994 (Creation)

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75 cm of textual records.
1 audio cassette

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The Systems and Procedures Association was formed in the USA in 1947, and began to gain membership in Calgary in the late 1950s. A Calgary charter was granted in 1964 with K.W. Woodhead as its president. In 1969 the name of the organization was changed to the Association for Systems Management, and it was under this name that the Calgary chapter was incorporated under the Alberta Societies Act in 1975. The purposes of the association are to promote a broader understanding of the systems function of effective management, to encourage high professional standards, to engage in research, and conduct educational seminars and conferences.

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Gift of Association for Systems Management, Tom Kirkham, Al Davis, and Mr. C. MacKenzie, 1981-1999.

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The fonds consists of charter, certificate of incorporation, constitution and bylaws; minutes (1964-1994); correspondence (1964-1974, 1978-1980); newsletters (1967, 1976-1982, 1985-1987, 1993-1994); reports (1981-1982); service awards (1964-1976); and recording of Tom Kirkham, an early director, describing the association's early years in Calgary (1981).

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The material is in English.

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